Chairs & Evaluators Workshop October 4, 2006. The Commission’s Expectations for the Assessment of Student Learning and Institutional Effectiveness. Beth Paul Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Professor of Psychology The College of New Jersey [email protected]
The institution has developed and implemented an assessment plan and process that evaluates its overall effectiveness in: achieving its mission and goals; implementing planning, resource allocation, and institutional renewal processes; using institutional resources efficiently; providing leadership and governance; providing administrative structures and services; demonstrating institutional integrity; and assuring that institutional processes and resources support appropriate learning and other outcomes for its students and graduates.
Fundamental Elements: Standard 7
Assessment of Student Learning
Assessment of student learning demonstrates that the institution’s students have knowledge, skills, and competencies consistent with institutional goals and that students at graduation have achieved appropriate higher education goals.
Fundamental Elements: Standard 14
9. Student Support Services
11. Educational Offerings
12. General Education
13. Related Educ. Activities
7. Institutional Assessment
14. Asmt. of Student Learning
2. Programs, Services & Initiatives
4. Using Results
3. Assessment/ Evaluation
1. Learning Goals
4. Using Results
2. Learning Opportunities
Mission & Goals
Goal and tool match
Multiple kinds of tools
Student learning: Include direct evidence
Care in choosing/creating tools3. Good assessments are reasonably accurate & truthful.
Program & Unit